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Monthly Archive for August, 2013

Riot, quiet, and surfeit are the consequence of sexual madness. Ten boars can easily tread a hundred sows, but this knowledge inflames the mind instead of pacifying the flagitous imaginations of men. The criminal joys if human beings are unknown to birds. There is no counterpart of Tiberius or of lascivious Messalina in the feathered […]

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V Terra tuum spinis obducat, lena, sepulcram, et tua, quod non vis, sentiat umbra sitim; nec sedeant cineri Manes, et Cerebrus altor turpio iciuno terreaat ossa sono! May the earth cover thy tomb with thorns, thou bawd, and may thy shade be parched with thirst, for thirst thou hatest. May thy ghost find no rest […]

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The village of Hampton, Va., near Fort Monroe was burned by Confederate forces under Brig. Gen. John Bankhead Magruder in operations against Butler’s Federal forces. Magruder said he had learned Butler had intended to use the town for what he called “runaway slaves” and what Butler called “contraband.” Butler claimed the few residents remaining were […]

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The Federal Congress adjourned after approving all acts, orders, and proclamations of the President concerning the Army and Navy issd after March 4, 1861. Mr. Lincoln was at the Capitol to sign bills, including one freeing slaves employed or used by Confederates in arms or labor against the United States, and another establishing increased pay […]

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